Decoration double duty: This light-up Christmas tree is also a video game

Dec. 12, 2019

In a recent video, Bob from the YouTube channel I Like To Make Stuff demonstrates how to construct an LED Christmas tree that doubles as a video game.

Whether you make them at home or rescue them from a store, Christmas decorations are a fun and festive way to fill your house and your heart with the holiday spirit. Being a practical person, however, I always wish my holiday décor could do more. Sure, ornaments and garland are fun to look at, but they can’t help you clean the house, cook the meal, or even pass out presents. But what if a DIY Christmas decoration could help you with the difficult holiday task of keeping your entire family entertained? In a recent video, Bob from the YouTube channel I Like To Make Stuff demonstrates how to construct an LED Christmas tree that doubles as a video game.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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